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Kawasaki Mule SX XC

Anyone that manages a property of notable size needs an accomplice of some sort – a ride or die companion that gets the job done day in and day out. Some use quad bikes, others tractors, dogs or even horses. Josh Rudd, however, reviews another type of vehicle which appears...
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BBQ Chicken Lollipops

BBQ chicken lollipops are a simple-to-master crowd pleaser. Kerren Packer tells us how to whip up these tasty treats. Difficulty: Novice (experimentation encouraged) Prep time: 20mins Cook time: 60-70mins Serves: 6 Ingredients: • 12 x plump chicken drumsticks (hint: Aussie Butcher) • ¼ cup of honey, golden syrup or maple...
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BOW HUNTING IDAHO BULL ELK

It was September, and Ant Niterl had geared up for what was going to be a mega experience in the wilderness bow hunting bull elk for 12 days in Idaho, United States of America. With only three months of slamming arrows into homemade targets, I found myself alongside Ben Tuamata...
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Ben Afeaki

Ben Afeaki, or 'Bigs' to his mates, is a great bloke who has already achieved a great deal in his life. Nick Jones caught up with the former All Black and discusses his scaffolding business, rugby life, fishing and diving. Ben’s story could have been one of sorrow, with his...
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WATSON ON THE WATER

A lifelong love of the water has taken Paul Watson many places around the world and provided lasting memories and friendships but it’s his volunteer work for the New Zealand Coastguard that has taken his love of the ole’ briny full circle. After recently celebrating 30 years at Rheem, Watson...
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THE CLASSIC ART OF LONGBOARDING

Surfing arrived in New Zealand looking very different to what we see today. A few clubbies were playing with hollow surf skis but not until 1959 did two Americans come to New Zealand and kick alive a revolution and a culture. Steve Dickinson explains further. Surfing has always been part...
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Catching Summer trout in the lakes

The New Zealand summer attracts anglers from all over the world to experience hot days, crystal clear waters, deafening cicadas, and hungry trout. While many fishers look to the hills, some of the best summer fishing is found right under their noses in the lakes. Josiah Atkinson from Whakatrout explains...
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Plumber Supreme

Rob Teina is a successful plumber, keen outdoorsman, and part-time actor. Nick Jones caught up with him to find out more. I first met Rob when he came out on a fishing charter with a mutual friend in the building trade. It quickly became apparent he was a charismatic, social plumber...
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Chamois Hunt

Nick Binks normally fills his summer with fishing and diving trips, but with few weather windows through the warmer months earlier this year he decided to swap the rod for the rifle. After a bit of discovery on Google Earth a plan was hatched to target some stripping stags in...
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Boating with children

Taking children boating is a great responsibility because in an emergency they will be almost totally dependent on the accompanying adults. Here are some guidelines to help you and your children have a safe, fun time while boating. First things first: Swimming ability Adults accompanying children should be able to...
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